Elephant with Mahout and Goddess on a Swing
Medium on a Swing atop an Elephant
Elephant with Canopy and Swinging Figure

Artist/maker unknown, Indian

Geography:
Made in Chhattisgarh, Bastar Region, India, Asia

Date:
Late 19th - 20th century

Medium:
Metal alloy wax-thread technique, a regional variation of lost-wax casting (cire predue)

Dimensions:
Elephant: 10 13/16 × 4 3/4 × 8 3/4 inches (27.5 × 12.1 × 22.2 cm) Canopy: 6 1/4 × 4 1/2 inches (15.9 × 11.4 cm) Swinging Figure: 3 1/2 × 1 11/16 × 1 3/4 inches (8.9 × 4.3 × 4.4 cm) Canopy Topper: 1 1/4 × 2 3/8 inches (3.2 × 6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

* Gallery 231, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
2002-93-26a--d

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Stella Kramrisch Fund, 2002

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